What's Next for the GOP

Ramesh Ponnuru makes many valid points in his analysis of the abject failure of the Republican Party in the 2008 elections [Dec. 1]. Yet I would like to suggest an extremely obvious reason: the abysmal record of the Bush Administration. With George W. Bush gone, Republicans will return, after a period of reflection, as a viable force in the U.S. In the meantime, Barack Obama has a great deal of work to do to repair the damage done by our worst President.
Bill Gottdenker, MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., U.S.

Ponnuru suggests that dejected Republicans can revitalize their party...

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